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**Chicken with Broken Neck**

post #1 of 18
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I walked into my chicken coop and one of my pullets, was on the ground. I thought that it was dead but it is alive! So I checked it out and it has a broken neck!!!!!!! What should I do? Can I even do anything? I don't want it to die!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Please respond asap!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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post #2 of 18

Nothing you really can do, just put it out of it's misery.

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"Be not afraid, because each of us is the result of a thought of God... Each of us is willed, each of us is loved, and each of us is necessary. There is nothing more beautiful than to be surprised by the Gospel, by the encounter with Christ. There is nothing more beautiful than to know Him and to speak to others of our friendship with Him." Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
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post #3 of 18

Are you sure it's broken? Do a search here for a condition called "wry neck" - there is lots of information and I think it could be confused with a broken neck.

Chicken mama to an evergrowing flock: 2 EE, 2 Silkie, 2 bantam cochin, 1 red star, 4 WCB Polish juveniles, 5 blue/splash maran juveniles, 3 wheaton maran chicks, 1 Rouen duck who thinks she's a chicken
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Chicken mama to an evergrowing flock: 2 EE, 2 Silkie, 2 bantam cochin, 1 red star, 4 WCB Polish juveniles, 5 blue/splash maran juveniles, 3 wheaton maran chicks, 1 Rouen duck who thinks she's a chicken
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post #4 of 18

If her neck is broken then put her down.  She cannot be saved.  If she has wry neck then she can possibly be saved.  Are you sure her neck is broken?

post #5 of 18

is it a Silkie?

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post #6 of 18

if we cant help a human with a broken neck and make them walk again i dont thing there is a thing we can do for a chicken, sorry to say it, make it quick and painless!!

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http://sunvalleyseramas.webs.com/
All I want in this point of the game is to move the serama forward, it is not complicated, I do it for the breed not for my self!!
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post #7 of 18

WAIT>>>
how would a chicken get a broken neck, did a dog grab it???
it is likely something else

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post #8 of 18

i'd do some reading before you make a decision. My Silkie with Wry neck had it so bad he could not move his neck from between his feet. He had to drag his head around. A week and a half later, with treatment, he is 100% normal.

post #9 of 18

i don't know if it is a Silkie yet

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post #10 of 18
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I think that she didn't break it just hurt it. I would never kill a chicken!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I can't do it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   Its not physical possible for me to kill a chicken!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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